Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Marel doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Marel has a DitchCarbon Score of 51, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activity. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and greater efforts towards reducing their environmental impact.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Marel is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Marel, located in an unspecified Western European country, operates in a region with a certain carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of Marel’s operations is influenced by the country’s energy mix and environmental policies, impacting the company’s overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 9.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Garðabær, Marel operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in advanced processing systems for the Poultry, Meat, and Fish industries. As a global leader, the company offers a comprehensive range of services and equipment to enhance productivity for food processors of various sizes and markets. With a workforce of around 4,700 employees, Marel maintains a presence in 30 countries and an extensive network of agents and distributors.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Marel

Marel should enhance its monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and identify additional opportunities for reducing its Scope 2 emissions, which could potentially lower its emissions by 25%.

Good news, Marel has set science-based targets for sustainability

Marel has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, representing a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.

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